About John Tweedale
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private John Tweedale, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 31 December 1862 & 1 January 1863, while serving with Company B, 15th Pennsylvania Cavalry, in action at Stone River, Tennessee, for gallantry in action.
General Orders: Date of Issue: November 18, 1887
Action Date: December 31, 1862 & January 1, 1863
Company: Company B
Division: 15th Pennsylvania Cavalry